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    Kerry: Assad Risks Greater Support for Opposition If He Rejects Peace Talksi
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    May 23, 2013 11:43 AM
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad risks greater international support for his opponents if he does not agree to peace talks that the U.S. wants to convene in June. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Amman, Jordan, where Kerry also criticized Iran for "making the problem worse" in Syria.

    Kerry: Assad Risks Greater Support for Opposition If He Rejects Peace Talks

    Published May 23, 2013

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad risks greater international support for his opponents if he does not agree to peace talks that the U.S. wants to convene in June. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Amman, Jordan, where Kerry also criticized Iran for "making the problem worse" in Syria.


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